Energetics of Essential Oils

– By Salvatore Battaglia In my essential oil monographs of The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, I have a subsection called Energetics, psyche and subtle uses. The term ‘energetics’ is very broad and is often used in subtle therapies; however, in my book I have...

Part III – Perfume Blending Technique

The structure of a perfume A perfume is a blend of aromatic materials, which is perceived as having its own aesthetically unique identity. Jellinek & Calkin describe it as a carefully balanced blend based on a definite structure in which each material plays its...

Part II – The Art of Smelling

The challenges in learning to smell like a professional The challenge has always been to come up with a uniform, structured approach to describing smell; especially in occupations where smell is very important. The most obvious is as a perfumer, but just think about...

Part I – The art of the perfumer

By Salvatore Battaglia Introduction Many of us consider blending of essential oils as the fun, playful aspect of aromatherapy. It can become a very enjoyable hobby. However, blending essential oils is an art, and like any art it requires a balance of practice, skills...

Chakras, GDV and Essential Oils

Many of us within the holistic healing profession take chakra energy centres for granted. There is no reason to doubt their existence. However, have you ever researched the origins and the theory and philosophy underpinning the chakras? Kurt Leland’s book, Rainbow...